In an era when golf writers were accustomed to being ushered from place to exotic place via air, Derek Duncan broke into the profession the old fashioned way: by car. Upon moving to Florida in 2000 and finding himself amid the greatest population of courses in the country, he began embarking on weekly golf expeditions throughout the state in an old Honda Civic. These days Derek is host of the Feed The Ball podcast, which focusses on golf course architecture, and runs the Feed The Ball website.
November 13th, 2019 | 1 hr 5 mins
"The only point of the fifth hole at Royal Melbourne West," says Mike Clayton of the famed par-3, "is to join up the great fourth hole - the over the hill and down to the right par-5 - with the amazing 6th hole." It's Clayton at his best on Episode Eight of The Good Good Golf Podcast where Sydney v Melbourne golf, the Christina Kim rules fiasco and why Cypress Point's 16th hole needs an alternate par-4 tee are among the topics dissected. Clayton joins regulars Rod Morri, Adrian Logue and Derek Duncan for a fascinating and in depth discussion about golf and the fields upon which it is played.
October 28th, 2019 | 1 hr 9 mins
Derek Duncan rejoins the show for Episode Six just days after penning an intriguing essay on the golf business which attracted plenty of attention on Twitter during the week. We chat about that plus solve the rollback problem once and for all, wonder what millennial golfers want, the great Ladies Tee debate and who would win a fight between an Axolotl and a lion? And just what is a Protectorate?
October 14th, 2019 | 1 hr 5 mins
On Episode Four of The Good-Good Golf Podcast Adrian Logue, Derek Duncan and Rod Morri dissect some of the big questions about the media and golf, wonder about the obsession of competition play in Australia and is there beauty in the modern bash and splat game?
October 7th, 2019 | 1 hr 4 mins
On last week's episode Derek Duncan caused a storm of controversy with his revelation that his stance on the distance debate was 'evolving'. This week he deals with the fallout plus we discuss the cult following of Sweetens Cove and whether drivers failing conformity tests on the PGA Tour is a serious issue.
We also welcome our first sponsor to the TalkinGolf Network with online retailer of high end apparel The Golf Society joining us this week with a special introductory offer for podcast listeners. Simply log on to the website to get a $25 voucher for any purchase over $60.
September 30th, 2019 | 1 hr 12 mins
On Episode two of The Good Good Golf Podcast Derek Duncan joins the team and it's quite the debut when he drops a bombshell about his thoughts on the distance debate. We also get the good oil from Adrian Logue about golf in Denmark and England plus call local governments to account for their mixed messaging around the elderly and golf.